Frank Moura

Fresh off their 3rd place finish at the Reno Jazz Festival, The Advanced Jazz Band – along with the Concert Band – will be performing Wednesday, May 5, at the M-A Performing Arts Center with the Oak Grove High School Band, directed by Chris Moura, M-A’s  beloved Frank Moura’s son.  Father and son will both direct their bands in one of Frank’s farewell concerts before his retirement.  The final concert of the year, featuring all four bands, will be held at the PAC on May 17 at 7:oo pm.

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“A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” debuts at Menlo-Atherton Center for Performing Arts

Did you know that Menlo Park boasts a state-of-the-art performing arts center? Here’s your chance to check it out. The Menlo-Atherton High School Thespian Society along with members of the M-A Band (directed by much beloved leader Frank Moura in what may be his last public performance) is presenting  A Funny Thing Happened on the […]

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Last Dance for a Great Jazz Band Director

Menlo Atherton High School held its 26th annual Big Band Dance tonight in Ayer’s Gym, the last to be conducted by much beloved Band Director Frank Moura (right). Attendees came with their dancin’ shoes on and were treated to a great rendition of Stormy Monday, among other jazz standards. The event, sponsored by the M-A […]

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